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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - members of the Male Bourgeois in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/1116
Date: 1907
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for two members of the Male Bourgeois. The character on the left is depicted wearing a tall red hat, a dark green under tunic with a high collar, a pale green over tunic with wide hanging sleeves that are lined in cream, a black belt and purse, red hose, and pale brown ankle boots with pointed toes. The character on the right is depicted wearing a tall red hat, an off-white tunic with black trimming at the collar and cuffs, a pink sash, black hose, and pale brown ankle boots with pointed toes. Includes a thumbnail of another hat and a line drawing detailing the back of a tunic. The wearer names noted on the back of the design is: Prag, Reibe, Roberti, Bellers.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: The Merry Wives of Windsor